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Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherBioMed Central
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20464053
Coverage2002, 2005-2010, 2012-ongoing

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Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20030.121
20040.121
20050.122
20060.122
20070.111
20080.107
20090.107
20100.105
20110.105
20120.154
20130.869
20141.368
20151.605
20161.765
20171.794
20181.859
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.397
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.107
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.916
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.830
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.149
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.608
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.119
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.693
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.594
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.447
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites201428
Self Cites201562
Self Cites2016162
Self Cites2017195
Self Cites2018164
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20121
Total Cites2013131
Total Cites2014524
Total Cites2015997
Total Cites20161555
Total Cites20172043
Total Cites20182744
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20020
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.000
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.000
External Cites per document20070.000
External Cites per document20080.000
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.000
External Cites per document20120.333
External Cites per document20132.339
External Cites per document20142.952
External Cites per document20153.056
External Cites per document20163.232
External Cites per document20173.568
External Cites per document20184.057
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.333
Cites per document20132.339
Cites per document20143.119
Cites per document20153.258
Cites per document20163.608
Cites per document20173.944
Cites per document20184.314
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
20020.00
20030
20040
20050.00
2006100.00
2007100.00
2008100.00
20090.00
2010100.00
20110
201237.29
20132.61
201435.66
201534.54
201639.72
201740.82
201835.60
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201621
Non-citable documents201733
Non-citable documents201839
Citable documents20020
Citable documents20031
Citable documents20041
Citable documents20051
Citable documents20061
Citable documents20072
Citable documents20083
Citable documents20093
Citable documents20104
Citable documents20114
Citable documents20123
Citable documents201356
Citable documents2014168
Citable documents2015306
Citable documents2016431
Citable documents2017518
Citable documents2018636
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents20031
Uncited documents20041
Uncited documents20051
Uncited documents20061
Uncited documents20072
Uncited documents20083
Uncited documents20093
Uncited documents20104
Uncited documents20114
Uncited documents20122
Uncited documents201327
Uncited documents201440
Uncited documents201571
Uncited documents2016118
Uncited documents2017162
Uncited documents2018212
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20121
Cited documents201333
Cited documents2014134
Cited documents2015246
Cited documents2016334
Cited documents2017389
Cited documents2018463
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